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Candied Ginger Cookies

Our customer, Karen Hansen, sent this recipe in. It is one of her favorites.

Ingredients

Yield

48 cookies

Instructions

Beat butter with mixer on medium speed for 30 seconds. Beat in 3/4 cup sugar, brown sugar, cream of tartar, baking soda, salt and ground ginger until combined. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Add flour and crystalized ginger. Cover and chill for 1 hour or until dough is easy to handle.

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Shape dough in 1 1/4 inch balls. Roll in sugar. Place balls 3 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or till lightly browned. Cool on wire rack.